On October 21, the Netherlands will face Sri Lanka in the 19th match of the Cricket World Cup at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. The Netherlands is seventh in the standings after winning only one of three games. Sri Lanka, on the other side, has yet to win a match and is now ranked last on the table.
In their previous encounter, the Netherlands faced South Africa, who won the toss and opted to field. After a promising start, they lost wickets at a rapid pace and were reduced to 140 for the loss of seven wickets.
Scott Edwards’ captain’s knock of 78 helped his team to a strong total of 245 in a truncated contest of 43 overs each side. South Africa could never get off to a good start and kept losing wickets at regular intervals. The Netherlands dealt a severe blow to the tournament by defeating South Africa by 38 runs.
Sri Lanka defeated Australia in their most recent encounter, winning the toss and electing to bat.They got off to a wonderful start, with both openers looking in great form, collecting 125 runs for the first wicket. Both openers hit 50, but as soon as they fell, the rest of the squad followed suit, being bowled out for 209. Even with this minor aim, Australia appeared to stumble at first. They lost two wickets early on but recovered with excellent partnerships later on to win by five wickets.
ICC World Cup 2023 19th ODI Match, Netherlands vs Sri Lanka
Venue: Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Date & Time: Saturday, 21 October, 10:30 AM IST
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Pitch Report: The Ekana Cricket Stadium pitch is mostly beneficial to batsmen. Pacers may enjoy some seam and swing early on, which can cause problems for batters. After a few balls on the ground, batters can play their shots freely. Teams who win the toss chose to bowl, with a first-inning score of 232 on average.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Netherlands: MP O’Dowd, BFW de Leede, Colin Ackermann, Vikramjit Singh, RE van der Merwe, K Klein, S Edwards (C), Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, AT Nidamanuru, PA van Meekeren
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, C Asalanka, Dunith Wellalage, D de Silva, C Karunaratne, K Perera, K Mendis (C), S Samarawickrama, Matheesha Pathirana, M Theekshana, D Madushanka